Period
to 18 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for SMS skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SMS over the 6 months to 18 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Short Message Service (SMS)
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank - 65 89
Permanent jobs citing SMS 0 18 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 2.06% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 7
Staffordshire median annual salary - £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% +80.00%
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +70.00%

SMS is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 102 108 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.86% 12.36% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 83 78 105
Staffordshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +15.38% -4.41%
10th Percentile £21,450 £22,500 £21,125
90th Percentile £49,700 £50,000 £47,500
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - -

SMS
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing SMS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for SMS in Staffordshire

SMS
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SMS in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for SMS in Staffordshire